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El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant

4112 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6256
+1 919-571-1188
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good53%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
4112 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6256
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

First time coming to this location of El Rodeo. I will come back for sure! Food was very good. Staff very friendly - hats off to Marcelo for taking such good care of us! Atmosphere felt like I was in Mexico. Clean.

Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good service. Great beer special on Friday night ($4.99 for 32 ounce draft beer). Pretty good Tex-Mex food. Better than average but not the best ever. There are many worse Tex- Mex places. Of you're in the mood for Tex- Mex and you're...More

Thank NCBuff
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The food at El Rodeo is very good and the service is excellent. The fajita dinner I had was very good and plentiful.

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had a good dinner at El Rodeo: my hisband had their chori-pollo and I a pork dish. The food was god. Iwished my dish had more veggies in it. The margarita (frozen) was just ok.

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 2 November 2016

So, there are many of this type of restaurants in this town - but of the many that we've tried, this one beats the rest of them for a good, mid range South Western restaurant. The food's well presented, and the drink selection plentiful. The...More

Thank CSItraveller
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The food is consistently good and the service is attentive and very quick. This is very important if you're working and are trying to fit lunch in during your lunch hour!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I wanted Mexican and looked up so many reviews on different places but tried El Rodeo due to great past experiences. It did not disappoint even though we had to wait for 15 mins for a party of 7. Our server Jesse was amazing. She...More

Thank Nazeidre G
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great staff and even better food. Diverse menu at a good value. Quick service for lunch or dinner and always consistently good food.

Thank Shelby B
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I wanted to like El Rodeo much more than I did. It's a neat restaurant, cool interior that you would expect from a good Mexican restaurant. The staff was very friendly. A good margarita menu. Unfortunately the food just wasn't very good. The high point...More

Thank MrClarasDad
Reviewed 4 March 2016

My family came here on a recommendation of a friend. We love the "Live" Guacamole, its made right in front of you. Our Server, Marcelo was awesome...he made recommendations and we enjoyed the Tacos very much. Can't wait to go back and try the Carne...More

Thank Gloria R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4112 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6256
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-571-1188
  • E-mail